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Famous Pakistanis

People listed are almost always native to the country. We do (on occasion) include those that have either lived within the country for most of their adult life, or have made a significant contribution to the country in their personal endeavors.
A
  • Sohail Abbas field hockey player
  • Zaheer Abbas cricketer
  • Ansar Abbasi journalist
  • Abrar-ul-Haq musician
  • Shahid Khan Afridi cricketer
  • Khurram Hussain Agha snooker player
  • Mohammad Abdul Ahed architect, painter
  • Khurshid Ahmad scholar
  • Sheikh Rashid Ahmad writer of Kashmiri Origin
  • Sohail Ahmad comedian, actor
  • Vaneeza Ahmad historian, archaeologist
  • Anna Molka Ahmed artist
  • Aziz Ahmed former foreign minister
  • Shahbaz Ahmed field hockey player
  • Qadeeruddin Ahmed chief justice
  • Zahid Ahmed artist, writer
  • Shoaib Akhtar cricketer
  • Moin Akhter actor
  • Kamran Akmal cricketer
  • Wasim Akram cricketer
  • Ahmed Ali writer, critic, translator, diplomat, scholar
  • Amanat Ali singer
  • Aseff Ahmad Ali former foreign minister
  • Babar Ali actor
  • Chaudhry Muhammad Ali former prime minister
  • Iman Ali actress
  • Somy Ali actress, journalist
  • Liaquet Alikhan former prime minister
  • Majeed Amjad poet
  • Anjuman actress
  • Saeed Anwar cricketer
  • Anoushey Ashraf actress
  • Mohammad Asif cricketer
  • Atif Aslam singer, actor
  • Imran Aslam journalist
  • Babar Awan lawyer, politician
  • Ghulam Farooq Awan lawyer, advisor to prime minister
  • Gohar Ayub politician
  • Shaukat Aziz economist, former prime minister
  • Rehan Azmi poet, songwriter
B
  • Mirza Ather Baig novelist, playwright, storywriter
  • Idrees Bakhtiar journalist
  • Nisar Bazmi composer
  • Rana Bhagwandas chief justice
  • Benazir Bhutto former prime minister
  • Mumtaz Bhutto lawyer, politician
  • Zulfikar Ali Bhutto former prime minister, former president
  • Muhammad Ali Bogra former prime minister
  • Professor Dr. Shahid Hussain Bokhari researcher parallel and distributed computing
  • Badshah Munir Bukhari linguist, teacher, writer
  • Ansar Burney human rights activist

C

  • Younus Changezi politician
  • Javed Chaudhary journalist
  • Fazal Ilahi Chaudhry former president
  • Iftikhar Muhammad Chaudhry chief justice
  • Abdur Rahman Chughtai painter
  • Ibrahim Ismail Chundrigar former prime minister
  • Ardeshir Cowasjee columnist
D - F
  • Professor Dr. Ahmad Hasan Dani historian, archaeologist
  • Noon Meem Danish poet
  • Attash Durrani scholar, linguist
  • Chaudhry Pervaiz Elahi politician
  • Chaudhry Zahoor Elahi politician
  • Chaudhry Fazal Ellahi former president
  • Muhammad Essa football player
  • Muhammad Farooq journalist
  • Moeen Faruqi artist
  • Ghulam Faruque politician, industrialist
  • Zahid Fazal cricketer
G - H
  • Yousaf Raza Gillani prime minister
  • Ajab Gul actor
  • Umar Gul cricketer
  • Amin Guljee sculptor
  • Yasir Hameed cricketer
  • Mohsin Hamid author
  • Mohammed Hanif writer, journalist
  • Aminah Haq actress
  • Inzamam-ul-Haq cricketer
  • Misbah-ul-Haq cricketer
  • Khalid Hasan journalist, writer
  • Nazia Hasan singer
  • Zohaib Hasan musician
  • Naeem Hashmi actor, writer, poet, producer, director
  • Pervez Hoodbhoy nuclear physicist
  • Ishrat Husain banker, economist
  • Altaf Hussain founder, leader Muttahida Quami Movement

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This page was last modified on April 7, 2017.